Participate in 2012 National Taekwondo championship

  Taekwondo Association of India (ITF) will be conducting 27th Indian Taekwondo National championship from December 28-30 at Police Sports community hall near Police Parade Grounds in Ongole (Andhra Pradesh). Participants should submit application forms on/before December 5.   Click here to download the application form to participate in 27th National Taekwondo Championship in Ongole.     27th National Taekwondo tournament time-table:   Date Time Programme  December 28  9 AM  Weighing starting          5 PM  Referee Seminar    7 M  Black Belt examination    9 PM  National General Body meeting        December 29  8 AM  Opening ceremony          9:30 AM - 1 PM  Taekwondo championship          2:30 PM - 6 PM   Taekwondo championship        December 30  8 AM - 1 PM  Taekwondo championship          2:30 PM - 4:30 PM  Taekwondo championship          5 PM  Prize distribution ceremony   Eligibility: The State association should be affiliated with Taekwon-do Association of India … [Read more...]

15th South Zone Taekwondo (ITF) championship winners

  15th South zone Taekwondo championship was held in Ramachandrapuram (East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh) from September 28-30, 2012. Chintha Subbarao trust sponsored the event which was organised by East Godavari Taekwondo association (ITF) under the leadership of TAI-ITF President Master B.V. Ramanaiah. Taekwondo students and coaches from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra participated in this 3-day event.     Taekwondo competitions were held in Sparring and Tuls according to gender, age and weight.   Men group sparring - colour belts:   Gold medal Silver medal Bronze        Tamil Nadu  Andhra Pradesh  Andhra Pradesh        Team:  Team:  Team:        M. Muralidharan  S.K. Areef  P. Satya Prasad  K. Manivannan  G. Bhanuchandar  N.V. Naidu  S. Rajasekharan  P. Jai Kumar  B. Satya Swaroop  A. Anand  S.K. Waheed  D.V.V. Charyulu  P. Murthy  P. Nagaraju  K. Kiran Kumar  k. Kumaresan  S.K. Vaseem Akram  G. Dheerendra Satya Lakshman   Girls team sparring - colour belts:   Gold … [Read more...]

Indian Taekwon-do never forget Mohandas master

  Taekwon-Do was introduced in India by V.Mohandas and started coaching classes in Chennai. It gradually spread to other South-Indian states like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. All India Taekwan-Do Federation (AITF) was formed in 1978 and AITF conducted National Championships in 1978, 79 and 1980. AITF masters travelled across India to spread awareness about Taekwondo.   Indian Taekwon-Do legends:     Mohandas left India in 1983 and AITF was taken care by V. Panneerselvan and G. Balakrishna in Tamil Nadu and B.V. Ramanaiah in Andhra Pradesh. Chandrasekhar ran AITF operations in Karnataka.   Mohan Das with Balakrishnan:     All India Taekwon-Do Association (AITA) was formed in 1985 and started conducting National Championships. Master Leongwaimeng played major role in the formation of AITA.     After Delhi National Championship in 1989, AITA name was changed to TAI (Taekwon-Do Association of India) which is still conducting National Championships under the leadership of Master B.V. Ramanaiah.   … [Read more...]

Nostalgia: Ramanaiah master with Gen Choi Hong Hi

  This photo was taken during the inauguration of first Taekwon-do seminar at Talkatora indoor stadium in New Delhi on December 16, 1993. "Father of Taekwondo" Gen. Choi Hong Hi inaugurated the first ITF Taekwon-do seminar. I (B.V. Ramanaiah) am one of his favourite students.     Gen. Choi Hong Hi died of stomach cancer on June 15, 2002 in Pyongyang (North Korea). I have many fond memories of Late Gen. Choi.   … [Read more...]

20th ITF national Taekwondo championship in Lucknow

  Taekwondo Federation of Uttar Pradesh conducted the 20th ITF Taekwon-Do nationals at 35 P.A.C. Indoor Stadium, Mahanagar in Lucknow from December 27-29, 2005.           … [Read more...]

General Choi Taekwondo seminar in Nepal

  "Father of Taekwon-Do" General Choi Hong Hi conducted a Taekwon-Do seminar in Nepal in 2000. General Choi conducted Taekwondo classes for Indian students during the seminar. TAI President B.V. Ramanaiah also attended the seminar and took valuable lessons from General Choi.   Gallery: General Choi Taekwondo seminar in Nepal:   TAI-ITF President B.V. Ramanaiah with General Choi Hong Hi.             General Choi with Taekwondo students:         Andhra Pradesh Taekwon-Do students with General Choi:      … [Read more...]

Gallery: 10th national Taekwondo championship in Thiruvananthapuram

  Kerala capital Trivandrum hosted the ITF India's 10th Taekwon-Do nationals at Jimmy George indoor stadium from December 23-25, 1995.     … [Read more...]

Gallery: 6th ITF Taekwondo nationals in Kakinada

  ITF India conducted the 6th national Taekwondo championship in Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh) from February 1-2, 1992.       … [Read more...]